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and teammate jerry brown. casey stegele is live in arlington, texas. casey? >> reporter: yeah, today, josh brant is expected to bond out of jail. he has a bond hearing set later this morning. police believe that he was driving drunk, late friday night, early saturday morning, which is why he has been charged with intoxication manslaughter. apparently, he was driving his vehicle, not far from cowboys stadium, about a few miles or so, when he was driving at a high rate of speed, according to the police report, his wheel hit a curb. he lost control, flipped and his vehicle caught fire. officers on the scene say that the cowboys' nose tackle then failed the field sobriety test, but his attorney now saying that road construction in the area maybe partially to blame. listen. >> anyone that's been here knows how much construction is going on on 114. it's hazardous. it is not well lit at night. it is difficult to see. i have done tyou don't see these things. it is changing. it is not as if you know it thursday night and it's the same on friday night t. seems to change on an almost daily basis. >>
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to change on a daily basis. >> reporter: 25-year-old jerry brown was in the passenger seated and died at an area hospital. he played bowl with the indianapolis colts before joining the practice squad for dallas cowboys. look at this, his jersey is laid out on the bench there. he and brent played together in college in illinois. meantime, josh brent releasing a statement through his agent from jail. it reads in part, i'm quoting here, i'm devastated and filled with grief for the loss of my close friend and teammate. josh brent was arrested in illinois for a d.u.i. back in 2009. he spent 30 days in jail and was released for probation last year. >> gregg: casey stegall live, thank you. >> heather: coming up. a new legal challenge for the man charged in the killing of teenager that i von martin. george zimmerman taking on nbc but is the lawsuit legit? >> gregg: venezuela's president dropping a bombshell. hugo chavez, why she asking his country to consider his successor. >> heather: new fallout from a crank call scandal rocking the british thrown. we're at walmart with the simmons family.